University of Portsmouth Postgraduate Scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian Students in UK, 2018


We have an excellent reputation for quality teaching and sustained, high levels of student satisfaction. Our commitment to preparing you for your future career is evident in every course, dedicated careers and recruitment services and a strong graduate employment track record. More than this, you have access to fantastic facilities in a vibrant city campus on the beautiful South Coast – only 90 minutes from central London.

The Science Faculty offers a number of scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian students who have applied for one of the following full-time taught Master's postgraduate degrees:


  • MSc Engineering Geology

  • MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards

  • MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination

  • MSc Crisis and Disaster Management

  • MSc Geographical Information Systems

  • MSc Coastal and Marine Resource Management


The scholarships will be in the form of a 20% fee reduction from any tuition fee (currently £3020 for 2018/19 entry).

The award cannot be taken in conjunction with any other fee reduction or bursary offered by the University. The scholarship is a one-off award towards a one year course fee and is non-renewable and only valid for study on the courses listed above.


The scholarship is open to applicants from the following countries:

Nigeria: Scholarship is open to all Nigerian applicants who hold a minimum G.P.A 3.0/5 (which is a Second Class) in a relevant subject.

Ghana: Scholarship is open to all Ghanaian applicants who hold a minimum of a Second Class Upper in a relevant subject.

You will be considered for the scholarship if you:

  • Are fully self-funding.

  • Have Ghanaian or Nigerian nationality

  • Have applied to and been offered a place on one of the eligible postgraduate degree courses.